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19 11, 2022

Effort and Ease

2022-11-19T20:58:17+00:00November 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|

If you’ve been practicing at Sol Power Yoga lately, you may have noticed some messages around effort and ease.  Maybe you even picked up two new sanskrit words: sthira (effort) and sukha (ease).   For quite awhile I imagined sthira and [...]

17 03, 2021

Don’t Wait

2021-03-17T00:30:57+00:00March 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

One of things I miss most about no longer having children under 14, is reading to them every night. From Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar to Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are to Michael Scott’s Nicholas Flamel series, bedtime [...]

20 08, 2020

Yankees or Red Sox?

2020-08-20T17:31:20+00:00August 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This past Sunday Jayne and I carved out an hour to go walking around the old village of Amherst. The weather was perfect for a Sunday walk - light rain wanted to fall, but never did. During the trek we [...]

4 04, 2020

Shampoo Epiphanies

2020-04-04T19:58:13+00:00April 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

It seems God has been speaking to me lately by means of shampoo bottles. Two separate phrases have stuck with me like road tar for months now. The first “Curiously Clarifying.” The second, “Nourishing Rituals.” The real catalyst, though, has [...]

18 03, 2020

Minute by Minute Courage

2020-03-18T21:59:13+00:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Roughly two weeks ago, I spoke to a group of young men ages 16-18 about heroes. During that discussion I shared that one of my heroes is Gandalf, the grizzled wizard from J.R.R. Tolkein’s epic “Lord of the Rings.” Much [...]

14 12, 2019

You Don’t Need to Fit in

2019-12-14T14:43:07+00:00December 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Last summer, I spent 24 hours in New York city. The architecture, the lights, the food - all of it - was impressive. But what most impressed me were the people. Not their kindness or keenness or coolness, but simply [...]

25 11, 2019

Pausing to Feel

2019-11-25T06:06:55+00:00November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our lives are filled with noise.  First in the form of physical sound; much of which we choose to invite in by what we listen too.  Televisions, car stereos, ear-buds, etc. - we live in a society where audible inputs [...]

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